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The HaLashon class is based upon the work "Chafetz Chaim" written by Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan, more commonly known as the Chafetz Chaim due to the popularity of his book. The phrase Chafetz Chaim comes from Psalms 34:13 - "Who is the man that desires life (hechafetz chaim), who loves days to see good? Guard your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking guile...."


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  • Introduction to Shmirat HaLashon
    1. I'm only speaking the truth!
    2. Commandments of Shmirat HaLashon.

  • Hilchot Lashon Hara (L"H)

      Chapter 1: The Prohibition Against Communicating L"H
      Chapter 2: Repeating L"H Said in front of Three People
      Chapter 3: The Prohibition Applies, Even If...
      Chapter 4: L"H About Spiritual Matters
      Chapter 5: L"H About Interpersonal Matters
      Chapter 6: The Prohibition Against Listening to L"H
      Chapter 7: L"H Told Under Believable Circumstances
      Chapter 8: Speaking L"H - To and About Whom
      Chapter 9: Avak Lashon Hara
      Chapter 10: Speaking L"H - When It's Permissible

  • Hilchot Lashon Hara Review: a three-part series summarizing most concepts covered in the text above.

    1. Hilchot Lashon Hara Review, Part 1: What is Lashon Hara?
    2. Hilchot Lashon Hara Review, Part 2: Repentance
    3. Hilchot Lashon Hara Review, Part 3: When Speaking Lashon Hara is Permitted

  • Hilchot Rechilut

      Chapter 1: The Prohibition of Communicating Rechilut
      Chapter 2: Speaking Rechilut to Groups
      Chapter 3: The Audience for Rechilut
      Chapter 4: Repeating known Information, and Repentance for Speaking Rechilut
      Chapter 5
      Chapter 6
      Chapter 7
      Chapter 8
      Chapter 9

  • Hilchot Rechilut Review: a three-part series summarizing most concepts covered in the text above.

    1. Hilchot Rechilut Review, Part 1
    2. Hilchot Rechilut Review, Part 2
    3. Hilchot Rechilut Review, Part 3

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